MAVTV American Real - brings fans an explosive 2-hour KOTC action-packed night of mayhem featuring three MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) championship fights ... Thursday Night, December 20, 2012 LIVE from the San Manuel Casino in Highland, California!
KOTC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP: 205 LBS
TREVOR PRANGLEY VS. TONY LOPEZ
Headlining the KOTC (King of the Cage) fight night on MAVTV American Real is a Light-Heavyweight Championship bout between top contender Trevor Prangley vs "Kryptonite" Tony Lopez. Prangley, standing 6'1", hails from South Africa, but is now living and fighting out of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. He has an outstanding record of 36 fights (26 -9-1) winning his first 6 fights as a light heavyweight. However, he will be going toe-to-toe with the 6' 5" reigning KOTC Heavyweight Champion Tony Lopez (22-3-0 KOTC record) from Huntington Beach, CA, who is dropping down in weight to take on this bout.
KOTC WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP: 170 lbs
SAM LIERA VS. DAVID GOMEZ
In the 170-pound division Sam Liera (5-4-0) will combat David Gomez (14-5-0). Leira hails from Fullerton, CA, and Gomez fights out of Ranch Cucamonga, CA. Both fighters are looking for a reputation-building win in what is expected to be a super slugfest. Liera has won his last 3 fights in convincing fashion by defeating John Mercurio in April, Marcus Mowers in August and Scott Catlin in October. Catlin and Mowers were both near-naked-submissions and Mercurio by TKO. David Gomez is also on a hot streak winning his last 5 fights in a row, 3 by TKO's and 2 by submission.
KOTC FLYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP: 135 lbs
JUSTIN ROBBINS VS. MARVIN GARCIA
Robbins, fighting out of Springfield, IL holds a record of (13-13-1) and will be looking to break his personal tie against Marvin Garcia from Riverside, CA, (9-2-0). Robbins will have his hands full with Marvin Garcia although he's coming off a victory in October by defeating Brad Burrick into submission in 28 seconds of round 1. Garcia however is a very tough customer winning his last 6 bouts - the last 2 by KO's. The first over Gor Mnatsakanyan in April followed by Randy Haskill in August.
FRIDAY FIGHT NIGHT NOTEBOOK:
... In what promises to be a wild evening of cage fighting on MAVTV American Real, each of these championship bouts will be five Rounds and five minutes per round.